10 Ways to Create Shareable Social Media Images

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Social media is ubiquitous.

According to Pew Research, 74% of online adult Americans use social networking sites. That’s 3 in every 4 people that are clicking on Buzzfeed quizzes, seeing what your breakfast looked like, and even engaging online with people they’ve never met face to face.

According to the same research, 41% of adult internet users take photos or videos that they have found online and repost them on sites designed for sharing images with many people.

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3 Reasons the iPhone 6 Will Be My Last iPhone

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Over a span of 3 to 5 years, I have been the proud and happy owner of an iPhone. I owned an iPhone 4, 5, and now 6. But, lately, I have been noticing something. There’s a whole world out there full of great smartphones and operating systems that are just as pleasing (if not […]

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Learn the Secrets of a Productive Pastor [Webinar]

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Pastors and ministry leaders have a lot on their plates. It’s difficult to get anything productive done, let alone the most important tasks. With his new book, The Productive Pastor Handbook, author Jonathan Pearson is setting out to equip his fellow pastors with the tools, tips, and tricks to get more of the right stuff done. […]

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The Best Email Client for You [2015 Edition]

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We are becoming increasingly reliant on email. The merits of this are up for debate, but in almost every sphere of out life this is becoming true. We stay in touch with our friends and family through email, we subscribe to our favorite blogs via email, when we sign up for a new service or app […]

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The Process of Good Ideas [Infographic]

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Ask Eric who has way too many ideas and he may sigh and mention my name. That is where I thrive. I have had more ideas in my life than time to even consider how to expound on them, let alone make half of them into something. I am not detail oriented and I love […]

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Instagram Hashtag PowerUp: TextExpander

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A quick Instagram tip. I’m sure you know that hashtags are important for Instagram (Twitter too), they are one of the very few ways that people can actually find your Instagram account and help you stand out on Instagram. Instagram is also a platform which rewards hashtags and it’s okay to use quite a few […]

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Do We Need a Social Media Exodus?

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Recently, Joss Whedon—director of both Avengers films, creator of the Buffyverse, and nerd icon—left Twitter. Despite some early erroneous reports as to why he left, Whedon was quick to clear up the record: I just thought, Wait a minute, if I’m going to start writing again, I have to go to the quiet place….And this […]

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5 Marketing Lessons from Churches Around the World

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I recently went on a 37,000-mile prayer pilgrimage around the world. I discovered a world of prayer traditions across the Judeo-Christian faith family, including some of the weird uncles and crazy cousins. I’m fascinated by churches and marketing, so I made a point to take notes as I enjoyed the wild adventure. Here are a […]

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Social Media Conflict with Jay Kranda [Podcast #55]

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Twitter only allows 140 characters and places like Facebook and Google+ are not ideal places to discuss deep issues. But alas, it’s what we all do. So how do you deal with conflict that occurs on social media (because it will happen)? What happens when your church, ministry or nonprofit faces it? We have the Saddleback […]

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‘Captivology’ by Ben Parr [Saturday Morning Review]

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We live in a world where getting noticed is getting harder and harder. Whether we’re launching a start-up, trying to promote a book, or convincing people to read our blog, our targeted audience is bombarded with messages and information. How do you stand out from the crowds? Captivology (clever title by the way) is all about […]

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